EASY Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: Makes 3 Dozen

Ingredients

1-8oz pkg bakers semi-sweet baking chocolate( i do use ghiridellis also)
1/2 c peanut butter
1 tub cool whip,thawed. 8 oz size
SUGGESTED COATINGS;
powdered sugar
cocoa powder
flaked coconut
finely crushed nabisco cookies
finely crushed graham crackers
finely chopped pecans
colored sprinkles
melted chocolate or white chocolate to dip
FOR SUPER NUTTY CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES:
PREPARE TRUFFLE MIXTURE AS DIRECTED
ABOVE BUT USE CHUNKY PEANUT BUTTER.
SHAPE INTO BALLS. ROLL IN FINELY
CHOPPED PEANUTS.

The Cook

Chris T. Recipe
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East Hampton, NY (pop. 1,083)
chrisb64
Member Since Jun 2011
Chris' notes for this recipe:
These are very easy and great for gift giving or just a treat for your family. We love to make them for the holidays.
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Directions

1
Microwave chocolate in large bowl on High for 2 minutes or until chocolate is almost melted,stirring after 1 minute. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
2
Stir in peanut butter until well blended. Cool to room temperature(it is important for the mixture and bowl to really feel room temperature NOT warm at all).
3
Gently stir in whipped topping. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
4
Scoop truffle mixture with a melon baller or teaspoon,then shape into 1 inch balls. Roll in your favorite coating...enjoy! Store in refrigerator.
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user Vanessa "Nikita" Milare Kitkat777 - Aug 30, 2011
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user Chris T. chrisb64 - Aug 31, 2011
Thanks Nikita, this recipe is a magazine cut out...I was skeptical BUT when I made them I was very surprised at how good they turned out..especially since they are SO easy plus only 3 main ingedients!
user Chris T. chrisb64 - Sep 2, 2011
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user Deneece Gursky Smokeygirlxo - Sep 7, 2011
wow these sound wonderful and super easy! Love it! saving this one for sure!
user Karla Everett Karla59 - Sep 24, 2011
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